Crime

  Crittenden Co. public defender accused of rape released on $35K bond, 3 in connection face judge

New developments have surfaced in a court case involving a Crittenden County public defender who was charged with three counts of rape.

Teen last seen being forced into car found safe, police say

Sumter man charged with exposing children and adults to HIV

FBI: 13 Mississippi men arrested on drug trafficking, firearms charges

Former Tunica Co. Housing Project Director must repay over $1 million, indicted for fraud

  Police: Suspect charged after armed man walks into Germantown clinic, threatens staff

‘I just shot my girl’: Man charged with murder after showing up to Memphis police station with shooting victim

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MPD: Man charged with murder after shooting, killing ex-girlfriend

7-year-old shot, killed during reckless homicide in Hardeman Co., Tenn.

  Tenn. man arrested for participating in Capitol riots on Jan. 6

7-year-old dies in hospital following shooting in Hardeman County

MPD investigates 2 shootings in same neighborhood

Man charged with embezzlement after allegedly stealing nearly $300K

One shot, one arrested in Panola Co. shooting

One person was shot Monday afternoon in Panola County

MPD: Investigation underway after woman found dead inside apartment

Police are looking for information after a woman was found dead Monday night.

MPD: Uber driver charged with sexual battery to passenger

A Memphis Uber driver is facing sexual battery charges.

  Questions remain after four dead in murder-suicide

Fayette County residents are stunned by the quadruple shooting of an entire family. Investigators are calling it a murder-suicide involving a mother, father and two teenaged daughters.

TBI: 1 suspect injured, another on the run after Ripley officer-involved shooting

Security guard charged with murder after shooting man at Walgreens, police say

Family of 4 in murder-suicide all had gunshot wounds, sheriff’s office says

Woman arrested for kidnapping own baby after losing custody, police say

MPD: Man accused of choking officer, tries to take gun during arrest

TBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Ripley

City Watch for missing, endangered 2-month-old canceled

Memphis police are looking for a 2-month-old baby girl that was last seen with a non-custodial parent and is believed to be in danger.

DeSoto County Deputy struck by car, suspect arrested

The deputy was not injured but the patrol car was towed.

  Family of 4 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Fayette County

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says four family members are dead after what appears to be a murder-suicide.

Missing 37-year-old woman found safe, officials say

Kara Hawkins has been missing since Feb. 17, according to police.

MPD: Shooting victim found dead on Elvis Presley Boulevard

Tuesday afternoon, officers found a man dead in Whitehaven.

MPD: Shooting victim found dead during wellness check

A man was found dead Tuesday after Memphis police officers responded to a wellness check in the Frayser area.

Two men arrested after breaking into multiple Cooper-Young business, police say

Two men are facing charges after breaking into multiple businesses in Cooper-Young, according to the Memphis Police Department.

Collierville police officer hit by car, in ICU

According to police, the officer was checking a vehicle parked next to a closed business. As he approached the car, the suspect backed up and hit the officer, knocking him to the ground.

Suspect charged with first-degree murder in shooting death of Memphis firefighter

The man suspected of fatally shooting a Memphis Fire Department veteran has been arrested, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

MPD investigating fatal weekend shooting in Frayser

Memphis police are investigating a vandalism call turned fatal shooting early Saturday morning.

  Man declared mentally fit for trial in Sutherland kidnapping, murder case

In December, the order was given for the mental evaluation by Circuit Judge Harold Erwin.

Memphis firefighter killed after shooting near Germantown apartment complex, officials say

The shooting reportedly happened in the 3700 block of Parkline Dr. and Miller Creek Lane.

MPD: Man arrested after Memphis police officer hit by car

A Memphis man is behind bars after police said he hit an officer with his car door.

One in ‘extremely’ critical condition after shooting near American Way, police say

One person is in extremely critical condition after a shooting near American Way.

MPD: Man charged with killing innocent neighbor while shooting at someone else

A Memphis man is behind bars after police said he shot and killed an innocent neighbor while she was inside her apartment.

Teens arrested for carjacking, firing shot at SCSO detective

Three teens are behind bars after allegedly stealing a vehicle, evading arrest and firing shots at a detective with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 27.

Michigan woman facing multiple felony charges after Hernando police chase

A woman is in DeSoto County Jail after she allegedly hit a patrol car while leading police on a chase, according to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department.

  Oxford police ID man killed in officer-involved shooting

Officials are investigating after a deadly officer-involved shooting was reported in Oxford, Mississippi.

Police: Suspected DUI driver rams into Hernando police vehicles while resisting arrest

Hernando Police Department has arrested a woman after she reportedly rammed into two squad cars while trying to flee Monday night.

Tenn. man arrested for 1992 murders of Indiana 4-year-old and her mother

A man from Humbolt, Tennessee has been charged after a mother and daughter were killed in 1992.

MPD: Carjacking suspect arrested after firing shots at detective in Memphis

A Memphis man is behind bars after police said he fired shots at a detective after carjacking a vehicle.

  MPD: Parents of Memphis murder suspect accused of helping son leave country

Two are behind bars after police said they helped their son, who was a suspect in a local murder, flee the country.

Southaven police locate man wanted for aggravated assault, robbery

Southaven Police Department and Desoto County Sheriff’s deputies are in search of a man they say fled the scene of an assault and robbery.

  DeSoto County deputy remains in hospital, suspect charged with DUI

A Desoto County deputy has a long road ahead after being hit by a car while helping a stranded driver on the side of the highway.

One man critically injured in North Memphis crash, police say

Officers responded to a car crash in the 1500 block of N. Graham.

Shooting near Lamar leaves man in critical condition, police say

Police believe the suspects were in a white Honda.

MPD: Woman charged with sex trafficking, drugging 17-year-old runaway

The suspect said she was heavily drugged and forced to perform sexual acts on men.

  2 shot during deadly drive-by in Arkansas

One person is dead, another in critical condition after a drive-by shooting in Arkansas.

SCSO: Deputies identify 18-year-old killed during Shelby Co. shooting

Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office have identified a teenager killed Sunday afternoon.

Man dead after Sunday evening shooting, police say

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at Horn Lake and Dixie.

Investigation underway after man shot at unknown location, police say

It is unknown where the shooting occurred.

JPD: 8-year-old girl recovering after being shot in the head in Jackson

An 8-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after being injured during a shooting in Jackson on Friday.

MPD: 2 gunmen injured in overnight shooting

Memphis Police Department is investigating a double shooting involving two gunmen that were struck by bullets.

  Freight train burglary leads to bigger bust

Police believe the suspects are connected to other crimes.

  Police: Train heist connected to 19 car break-ins; 9 charged with crime spree

Memphis police say a train heist is connected to a string of car break-ins and now nine people are facing charges.

POLICE: Woman walking in Whitehaven hit, killed by car

Police responded to a crash at Elvis Presley Boulevard and Alcy Road, where they found one woman hit.

MPD launches Operation Winter Freeze to reduce violent crimes

The operation will target aggravated assaults, homicides, auto theft, burglaries and robberies.

  Lorenzen Wright murder featured on Dateline NBC tonight

A high profile murder mystery that gripped Memphis and the Mid-South for more than a decade is being brought to the national spotlight.

MPD: Man attempts to steal $73,600 worth of televisions from train in Memphis

A Memphis man is behind bars after police said he attempted to steal dozens of televisions.

Large police presence at South Memphis home, multiple detained

Multiple individuals have been detained in South Memphis.

  Combating crime in a pandemic: Unity walk organized to fight against gang violence

The next unity walk is on Feb 27th.

  Woman charged with murder in Parkway Village shooting, police say

She told investigators she drove to the victim's house because she knew her girlfriend would be there.

Case turns cold after teen killed, another paralyzed during drive-by in East Memphis

Memphis police are still searching for a shooter after a teen was killed and another was paralyzed after a drive-by shooting in 2017.

Escaped Quitman County inmate captured in north Mississippi

Christopher Kent escaped the Quitman County Jail Monday.

  Case continued after former Memphis officer charged with kidnapping, murder appears in court

A former Memphis police officer charged with kidnapping and killing a man while on duty, will be back in court on Thursday.

  MPD: Arrest made after dozens of gunshots fired at Memphis homes

Police arrested a man accused of terrorizing a Memphis neighborhood by firing dozens of shots at homes.

  Police: 4 shot, 1 dead in north Memphis

It appears the shots that killed one person and injured three other people came from a couple of directions.

  Woman dies after shooting at apartment complex near Sycamore View Rd.

A woman is dead after she was reportedly shot near Sycamore View Road around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Memphis police investigating pedestrian hit-and-run on I-240

Memphis police are looking for the person responsible for hitting a pedestrian on I-240 Wednesday morning and leaving the scene.

18-year-old arrested for sexual battery charge in north Mississippi

An 18-year-old has been arrested after a sexual assault was reported in north Mississippi.

1 in critical condition after shooting in South Memphis

A man is in critical condition following a shooting on East Mclemore Avenue Tuesday night in South Memphis.

Suspect charged in weekend bombing threat at Mid-South Walmart

Oxford police say the man they believe is responsible for a weekend bomb threat at a Mississippi Walmart is now facing charges.

  Man in critical condition following shooting at South Memphis gas station

The shots were fired on South Mclemore at South Third.

  Police: Woman killed in shooting in Parkway Village

Memphis police say a woman is dead after a shooting in Parkway Village Monday night.

MPD: Woman shoots at house while streaming live on Facebook

A woman is behind bars after Memphis police said she fired shots at a house while on Facebook live.

  Death investigation underway after body found in Coahoma Co. field

Detectives are searching for answers after a body was found in a field in Coahoma County, Mississippi.

  Two children killed in Pinebrook Pointe Apartments fire, MFD says

Fire crews are still on the scene working to determine what led to the fire.

Fight erupts after multi-car crash at Knight Arnold

One person was transported to the hospital in critical condition.